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Physician assessments of medication adherence and decisions to intensify medications for patients with uncontrolled blood pressure: still no better than a coin toss

  • Jennifer Meddings1Email author,
  • Eve A Kerr1, 2,
  • Michele Heisler1, 2 and
  • Timothy P Hofer1, 2
BMC Health Services Research201212:270

Received: 28 February 2012

Accepted: 6 July 2012

Published: 21 August 2012

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Original Submission
28 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rebecca Vigen
17 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Ho
12 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Jennifer Meddings
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-270

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA